Category Archives: Research and Development

Why Persister Cells Matter

I get questions about the term “persister” cells as it relates to all the recent Lyme research by top tier Universities.  The obvious question being what is the difference between persister Lyme cells and chronic Lyme cells?  The answer? None … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Discussion, Lyme Disease Treatment, medical controversies, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Bill Gates Backs Ceres Nanotrap Lyme Test

By Diana Pryor, CNBC news associate While the medical and health community is putting a spotlight on diseases like Zika, Ebola and tuberculosis, another disease, transmitted by ticks, is getting little notice: Lyme disease. The ticks that carry Lyme disease … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tick Genome Finally Mapped – What It Means To You

After a decade-long research effort the genome of the deer tick has been sequenced by an international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Geneva Medical School and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme … Continue reading

Posted in Lyme Disease and Ticks, Research and Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Low Dose Naltrexone for Chronic Lyme Disease

Have you heard about LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone) for chronic Lyme disease? I am excited to say that I have been taking it successfully for chronic pain although it took awhile to kick in. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Treatment Protocols, Ask the Doctor, Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Lyme Disease Treatment, Neurological Lyme disease, Pain, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

1st Annual Lyme Disease in the Era of Precision Medicine Conference

The 1st annual conference “Lyme Disease in the Era of Precision Medicine” was hosted in October 2016 by Mount Sinai’s Institute for Next Generation Healthcare. This unique event sponsored by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation: Lyme Disease Initiative, focused … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Doctor, Chronic Lyme Disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Lyme Disease Treatment, Research and Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Johns Hopkins Wins 10M Grant for New Lyme Therapy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newswise — Johns Hopkins University received a $10 million grant from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation to explore Lyme disease and develop potential new therapies to address the illness. Johns Hopkins is the only institution in … Continue reading

Posted in Lyme Disease News, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Worms Shown to Contribute to Chronic Lyme Disease: MS and Dementia

Once again Dr. Alan MacDonald impresses the medical community with his research into Borrelia and the devastating effects on the brain.  The free video presentation on Vimeo follow a lecture presentation by MacDonald in London, May, 2016. Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Discussion, Lyme Disease News, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

New Study From Netherlands Sheds Light on Chronic Lyme

People’s immune system react very differently to Lyme disease based on recent research published by Radboud University Medical Center, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard recently (Oct 2016) in Cell Host & Microbe. … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease News, Research and Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New Research on Neuro-Inflammation

Anyone with Lyme disease understands that there is neurological involvement with every symptom. Inflamed nerves cause pain whether it is felt from nerves in joints or nerves in the head, it is the inflammation that registers as pain. Subscribe to … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Neurological Lyme disease, Pain, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Finally New Light On Chronic Lyme Disease

The University of Toronto released a groundbreaking research study yesterday in Cell Reports that finally explains how Borrelia evades antibiotics and causes chronic symptoms. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Discussion, Lyme Disease News, medical controversies, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Game Changer Diagnostic Test From SUNY for Lyme Disease

SUNY has a long history of medical breakthrough’s related to Lyme disease so we shouldn’t be surprised to see Holly Ahern, associate professor of microbiology at SUNY Adirondack and Lyme disease awareness advocate, making a new breakthrough, and this time … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

RNA Nanotechnology For Lyme Disease

Dr. Jasdave Chahal, a virologist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is proposing the use of nonoparticles to immunize people from diseases – including Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only … Continue reading

Posted in Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease News, Lyme Disease Prevention, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Research from Yale on Cure for Lyme Co-infection Babesia

Babesiosis has been increasing. Up to 19 percent of ticks that carry the Lyme disease bacteria also carry the babesiosis parasite. The same is true of up to 42 percent of mice and other rodents. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Lyme Coinfections, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Research and Development | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Turning the Tide – Help for Chronic Lyme Disease

Now that science has accepted Borrelia has “persister” forms of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, there is new support for finding a cure to the chronic form of Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease News, Lyme Disease Treatment, Research and Development | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

New Lyme Test – Nano Technology

Finally the Ceres Lyme test has come to market. This new test will benefit everyone. Not only does it reliably detect early Lyme disease, but it is able to detect chronic cases of Lyme disease as well. Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

New Link Between Alzheimer’s and Lyme Disease

Every 67 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in America. Chances are that you or someone you love has the disease, and unfortunately there is no cure. And until recently the cause of Alzheimer’s disease was only speculated on. Subscribe to … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Doctor, Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Discussion, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Neurological Lyme disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Bust Biofilms with Stevia

The discovery of biofilms and the nature of chronic Lyme disease was first documented by Dr. Eva Sapi in 2010 igniting a storm of controversy. Her discovery, dating back to 2008 was revealed Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I … Continue reading

Posted in Biofilm, Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Natural Treatments, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 56 Comments

Possible Answers to Treatment Failure and Chronic Lyme

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has broken ground again on understanding and treating chronic Lyme disease. Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month when there are … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease News, Lyme Disease Treatment, Research and Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wall Street Journal Tackles Chronic Lyme Disease

Wall Street Journal recently published an article on chronic Lyme disease. That’s right, they actually Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email each month when there are new posts. … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease Articles, Lyme Disease News, Lyme Disease Symptoms, medical controversies, Research and Development | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Dr. Nicolson at Norvect 2015

Have you heard about the Norvect International Conference on Lyme Disease? Better known as Norvect, the conference took the world by storm Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I understand I will only receive one email … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Doctor, Discussion, General, Lyme Coinfections, Lyme Disease Treatment, Neurological Lyme disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Entomological Society of America Releases Urgent Call to Action re: Lyme

Pressure from exacting and reputable researchers (sporting multiple advanced degrees) who are up-to-date with latest research in microbiology and infectious diseases, have finally caused a shift in mainstream research as I have been predicting. Take a look: Subscribe to Jenna's … Continue reading

Posted in Chronic Lyme Disease, Coping with Lyme disease, Diagnosis of Lyme Disease, Discussion, Legislation, Lyme Coinfections, Lyme Disease News, Lyme Disease Symptoms, Lyme Disease Treatment, medical controversies, Neurological Lyme disease, Research and Development | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments